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Chopper's Domain Premier League Fantasy Football Rules

Selection and Points

  • You must select 11 players in a 4-4-2 formation i.e. 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders, 4 midfielders and 2 strikers. In addition, you must select 4 substitutes including a goalkeeper, a defender, a midfielder and a striker.
  • You must nominate a player as your team captain who will receive double points.
  • You may have a maximum of 1 player from each team (This may change in international competitions in the knockout stages).
  • You must have a minimum of 7 Home Nations players (see below) in your team.
  • You may enter as many teams as you wish.
  • Points are awarded as follows:
    • 3 points for playing a full game.
    • 2 points for playing some part in a game. (including substitutes on/off and sending off)
    • 3 points for each goal scored.
    • 2 points for assist provided.
    • 2 points for a defender or a goalkeeper keeping a clean sheet over the FULL 90 minutes
    • -1 point for a defender or a goalkeeper conceding a goal whilst on the pitch.
    • -1 point for receiving a yellow card.
    • -3 points for receiving a straight red card. (i.e. not for two yellow cards)
    • 2 bonus points for a player scoring a hatrick.
    • -1 point for an own goal scored by a player.
    • Double points will be awarded to your nominated team captain.
  • Points are earned over the full 90 minutes (or 120 if applicable) and do not take into account any changes (e.g. successful red card appeals) post game.

Transfers/Player Changes

  • All teams will be notified of transfer periods including how many changes they can make.
  • Outside of transfer periods, changes can be made under the following scenarios:
    • If a player is transferred or loaned to a club outside of the league.
  • Users will be notified if a player has been transferred or loaned to a club outside of the league and an appropriate replacement subbed in. Users can then request a replacement of their choosing.
  • Where a team has more than one player from the same club (e.g. when a player transfers to another club in same league), changes in transfer periods should be requested via the administrator (

Home Nations Players

  • A player is considered a Home Nations player if their primary nationality is one of the following:
    • England
    • Scotland
    • Wales
    • Northern Ireland
    • Republic of Ireland
  • Where the primary nationality of a player is in dispute, the website administrator has the final say.


  • Substitutions and team captain changes can be made on a Thursday or Friday each week unless is Boxing Day (26 December) or New Years Day (1 January) when games are typically played.
  • As league games are often played on Friday evenings, substitutions will only be allowed up to 8pm on a Friday. This is regardless of whether a game is being played or not.
  • When the Substitutions window is open, there is no limit on the number of substitutions a team can make.


  • Teams are free to enter and registered users of Chopper's Domain can enter as many teams as they wish.
  • There is no cash prize involved unless specified otherwise. The winner and runner up will appear in the Hall of Fame.

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